Chikungunya increases Dengue scare in India The situation in the Indian city of Delhi.

– World Health Organization Wellness experts are worried and apprehensive about the monitoring and diagnostic misunderstandings which will probably occur when two related diseases appear in the same populace. Doctors say as both diseases are notifiable and just a virology test can confirm which can be which, confusion is inevitable. Both are spread by the Aedes Egypti mosquito, and also have related symptoms such as for example rashes, body ache, headache, fever and falling platelet count. As neither the dengue virus, nor Chikungunya virus have specific medications, treatment for both is symptomatic mostly, and analgesics and anti-fever medications are the most reliable. Related StoriesHiroshima University researchers demonstrate how Sendai virus escapes web host immune systemCamels in Kenya infected by MERS virus, brand-new study findsBlocking calcium-signaling pathway could inhibit Ebola virus and other sources of deadly infectionsThe appearance of Chikungunya virus could also add to the panic.This article was reprinted from with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an unbiased news service editorially, is an application of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research firm unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

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